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Species: Strumigenys lujae   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Strumigenys lujae Forel, 1902 PDF: 294 (footnote), pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Strumigenys (Trichoscapa): Santschi, 1913b PDF: 258 (in key); in Strumigenys (Cephaloxys): Wheeler, 1922: 920; Emery, 1924f PDF: 324; in Serrastruma: Brown, 1952e PDF: 78; in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1673; in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007 PDF: 123.
See also: Bolton, 2000: 315.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in tropical wet forest, 35 times found in moist evergreen forest, 13 times found in montane rainforest, 10 times found in primary forest, 17 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in Forest - Montane, 2 times found in montane forest, 3 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in station clearing, forest edge, 1 times found in Primary Equatorial rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 28 times ex rotten log, 3 times sifted leaf litter, 9 times sifted litter, 12 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times leaf litter, 6 times ex soil, 2 times ex rotten branch on ground, 3 times ground forager(s), 5 times Dans bois mort, 4 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times leaf litter baskets, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler sifter, 5 times Hand collected, 6 times Winkler, 8 times hand collecting, 9 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 4 times Winkler Bag, 1 times Bark, 1 times winklers 1-11, 1 times 15 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times Sifting Leaf Litter, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2500 meters, 1389 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-10-01 and 2016-03-09

Type specimens: syntype of Strumigenys lujae: casent0909334; syntype of Strumigenys calypso: casent0912837; syntype of Strumigenys gerardi: casent0912838; syntype of Strumigenys glanduscula: casent0912839; type of Strumigenys reticulata: focol2152, focol2153, focol2154

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